Microsoft in merger talks with TikTok

An alliance with TikTok could further Microsoft’s social network ambitions The US tech titan seems to not have yielded the battlefield to Facebook after the failure of its social network Soclthree years ago as it has now taken a crack at acquiring one of the most popular platforms – TikTok.

Real life or video game? Can you tell the difference between photos and Microsoft’s new ultra realistic Flight Simulator

NEW FEATURES FOR MICROSOFT FLIGHT SIMULATOR  Vivid and Detailed Landscapes – Immerse yourself in the vast and beautiful world that is our planet with more than 37 thousand airports, 1.5 billion buildings, 2 trillion trees, mountains, roads, rivers and more.

Microsoft’s operations will be zero waste by 2030

As part of its zero waste goal, the company will set up what it’s calling “Circular Centers” to allow the company to reuse or recycle 90 percent of its waste on site, instead of sending it to third-party recyclers. One of the big-ticket items that will be recycled in-house are the servers used in Microsoft’s […]

Microsoft Might Be Ditching Xbox Series X Games’ Prominent Sticker Already

The “Optimized for Xbox Series X” sticker was a clear indicator that the game in question will get updates for the Xbox Series X make use of the most powerful hardware. It’s an important feature to market, but the issue on physical boxes was just how much space it was taking up. The box art […]

Trump Gives Microsoft 45 Days to Seal TikTok Deal

“Microsoft will move quickly to pursue discussions with TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, in a matter of weeks, and in any event completing these discussions no later than September 15, 2020. During this process, Microsoft looks forward to continuing dialogue with the United States government, including with the president,” the statement read.  

Microsoft Veteran Who Worked On Back Compat, xCloud, And More Leaves Xbox

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China talks tough, as Microsoft moves to acquire TikTok’s US operations

Microsoft said on Monday it was in talks with ByteDance to buy parts of TikTok after US President Donald Trump reversed course on a plan to ban the app on national security grounds and gave the firms 45 days to strike a deal.

Microsoft, Apple lift Wall Street as investors await stimulus

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) jumped for a second straight day following stunning quarterly results and announcing a four-for-one stock split. At its current price of about $437 a share, the tech giant is now about $132 billion – or around $30 a share – short of hitting $2 trillion in market capitalization.

US STOCKS-Microsoft, Apple lift Wall St as investors await stimulus

Apple Inc gained for a second straight session following stunning quarterly results and announcing a four-for-one stock split. At its current share price of about $437, the tech giant is about $132 billion – or around $30 a share – short of hitting $2 trillion in market capitalization.

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Earnings, Microsoft set to boost Wall St as investors await stimulus

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